Explore Grafton Parks!
Grafton is a city in, and county seat of, Taylor County, West
Virginia. The population was 5,489 at the 2000 census. The only two
national cemeteries in West Virginia are located in Grafton. Mother's
Day was founded in Grafton on May 10, 1908; the city is the home to
the International Mother's Day Shrine. Grafton boasts one of the
oldest observances of Memorial Day in America.
The City of Grafton owns and operates 6 parks or playgrounds
throughout the City of Grafton. There are 2 additional parks owned and
operated by the Taylor County Board of Education.
Grafton Municipal Pool and Castle Creek Playground
- Olympic size pool, with slide, wading pool with water fall.
- 2 Basketball courts
- Castle Creek Playground - designed and engineered for children's
safety. "One of North Central West Virginia's Best
- 100 person pavilion
- Coming in 2008-09 an additional pavilion with a grant
appropriated by Delegate Jeff Tansill.
- Future plans are to construct a 18-hole miniature golf course.
Maple Avenue Playground
Fishing area along the Tygart River.
Two Tennis Courts
Swing sets and other playground equipment.
Large ball field for other activities.
Future plans are to construct a fishing
boardwalk along the Tygart River that will be handicap assessable.
Grafton City Park
- Fishing area along Tygart River
- Boat Launching Ramp
New Pavilion scheduled to be constructed 2008 located directly
below Tygart Dam and Grafton Water Plant
Walnut Street Playground
- Playground Equipment
- Basketball Court
Anna Jarvis Elementary School
- Little League Baseball Field
- Regulation Size L.L. Baseball Field
Grafton High School
- Women's Softball Field
- 4 Tennis Courts
- Rubberized Track
- Baseball Field
- Football Field
- Grafton Social Center
- Indoor Basketball Courts with organized youth basketball
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